Bitcoin Forum
October 24, 2017, 09:59:52 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.0.1  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: 2013-05-23 CNN MONEY Why PayPal is Bullish on Bitcoin  (Read 1535 times)
Piper67
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1106


AffBits.com Affiliate Network


View Profile WWW
May 23, 2013, 06:44:09 PM
 #1

http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/05/23/why-paypal-is-bullish-on-bitcoin/

hat tip to reddit for this one

1508839192
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508839192

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508839192
Reply with quote  #2

1508839192
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1508839192
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508839192

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508839192
Reply with quote  #2

1508839192
Report to moderator
1508839192
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508839192

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508839192
Reply with quote  #2

1508839192
Report to moderator
Gabi
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1050


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 07:38:54 PM
 #2

Quote
and concerns that the currency is being used for illegal activities.

 Shocked Shocked Shocked

Luckily the dollar is not used for illegal activities.  Smiley
kiko
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 453


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 08:44:15 PM
 #3

Strangely I think I could warm to 'synthetic currency' as a moniker. It sounds futuristic and cool.
StarfishPrime
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 359


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 08:45:36 PM
 #4

Another indication that Paypal is watching bitcoin closely.

WebMoney is already demonstrating that bitcoin can sucessfully be integrated into an existing multi-currency payment system as "just another currency". It wouldn't be too surprising to see Paypal adopt a similar strategy. Combined with Paypal's massive ongoing rollout into retail payments, this would be quite significant. Bitcoin could be used anywhere Paypal was accepted, with no additional merchant buy-in required (... and most importantly for Paypal - it would hitch its existing merchant fee structure to a significant portion of the bitcoin economy).

                         
    ¦                     
  ¦    ¦¦¦               
¦¦  ¦¦¦¦                 
                             ¦¦  ¦¦¦¦
                          ¦ ¦¦ ¦¦¦¦                     
                         ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
                        ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
                        ¦¦¦¦¦¦
                  ¦¦¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦
                   ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦

                    ¦¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦
                    ¦¦    ¦¦¦¦
                    ¦¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦
                   ¦¦¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦
                ¦¦¦¦    ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
             ¦¦¦¦¦    ¦ ¦¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
          ¦¦¦¦¦       ¦  ¦   ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
        ¦¦¦¦         ¦        ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
     ¦¦¦¦          ¦      ¦    ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
    ¦¦¦         ¦¦         ¦   ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
   ¦¦        ¦¦         ¦¦  ¦   ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
  ¦¦       ¦          ¦ ¦¦   ¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
 ¦¦¦     ¦¦          ¦   ¦    ¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
¦¦¦     ¦          ¦      ¦   ¦¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
¦¦¦    ¦        ¦¦         ¦¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
¦¦¦   ¦¦     ¦¦         ¦   ¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
¦¦¦   ¦     ¦¦         ¦¦¦   ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
 ¦¦   ¦¦    ¦        ¦    ¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
 ¦¦    ¦   ¦        ¦¦    ¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
  ¦¦    ¦  ¦¦       ¦     ¦  ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
   ¦¦    ¦  ¦      ¦      ¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
    ¦¦¦   ¦ ¦¦     ¦¦     ¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
     ¦¦¦   ¦ ¦¦     ¦¦    ¦ ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
       ¦¦¦¦  ¦ ¦¦    ¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
          ¦¦¦¦¦¦  ¦¦  ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
             ¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦¦
                        ¦¦

.
TorCoin.....
¦
¦
¦
¦
  Fully Anonymous TOR-integrated Crypto
               ¦ Windows     ¦ Linux     ¦ GitHub     ¦ macOS
     ¦
     ¦
     ¦
     ¦
.
   ANN THREAD
     ¦
     ¦
     ¦
     ¦
[/center]
Piper67
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1106


AffBits.com Affiliate Network


View Profile WWW
May 23, 2013, 10:28:26 PM
 #5

Strangely I think I could warm to 'synthetic currency' as a moniker. It sounds futuristic and cool.

Strangely enough, I kind of agree  Cheesy

kjlimo
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1666


View Profile WWW
May 23, 2013, 11:05:12 PM
 #6

Not a bad article.  Shows that bitcoin is getting more "commonplace"

CampBX for buying BTCs, Coinbase for selling BTCs or Vircurex for trading alternate cryptocurrencies like DOGEs

PM me with any questions on these sites!  Happy to help!

Bitcoin Poker at Seals                  Strike Sapphire Casino  Free games every hour & day!
  Get Free Bitcoins here.

Spondoolies-Tech or KnC Miner for the fastest mining hardware available!

Bitpay to help your business accept bitcoin payments!
CurbsideProphet
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 672


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 11:14:04 PM
 #7

Complete crap.  He tips his hand at the very end of the article, Paypal is not going to support Bitcoin, they already think the user base is comprised of only "zealots and criminals."

Bitcoin doesn't need backhanded "endorsements" from decrepit companies that should have been bankrupt years ago if not for making the very lucky decision of latching onto Ebay's balls. 

1ProphetnvP8ju2SxxRvVvyzCtTXDgLPJV
solex
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 1078


100 satoshis -> ISO code


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 11:27:55 PM
 #8

Complete crap.  He tips his hand at the very end of the article, Paypal is not going to support Bitcoin, they already think the user base is comprised of only "zealots and criminals."

Bitcoin doesn't need backhanded "endorsements" from decrepit companies that should have been bankrupt years ago if not for making the very lucky decision of latching onto Ebay's balls.  

Thanks for pointing that out, so I could just skim to the end. It was getting painful to look at that article with a leering photo of a used-car-with-banana-skins-in-the-gearbox salesman.

dave111223
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 868


Machine Learning & AI - Trustless Ledger System


View Profile
May 23, 2013, 11:50:33 PM
 #9

Article has almost nothing to do with Bitcoin.

It's just Paypal trying to promote their mobile wallet and thinking that mentioning a few sentences about Bitcoin get them more press.

 
⦁⚫⦁
     ▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊▊ Trustless Ledger System ▊▊▊▊▊▊▊
  S H A R P E  C A P I T A L 
 

                 ▄▀▀▄
                 ▀▄▄▀
                 █
      ▄▀▀▄      █
      ▀▄▄▀     █
      █  █    █
     █    █  █
    █     ▄▀▀▄
   █      ▀▄▄▀
▄▀▀▄     
▀▄▄▀
▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄
.
Investing with AI & Machine Learning
.
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ ⦁⚫⦁ ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄  read our Whitepaper ▄▄▄▄▄▄
Bitcointalk Twitter Telegram  Slack
▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀
⦁⚫⦁
marcus_of_augustus
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 2408



View Profile
May 24, 2013, 01:56:57 AM
 #10

"Zealots and criminals" ... pot kettle black ... Wall St., D.C. PayPal

Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!